Preservation   /   General Services Administration

James A. Walsh U.S. Courthouse

Tucson, Arizona    map
Status: Complete

The $9.8 million Phase 2 major repairs and alterations to the Walsh U.S. Courthouse achieves GSA's priorities for safety, enhanced quality and experience of Tucson's significant National Register landmark. Exterior improvements included replacement of all non-historic windows with new energy-efficient, blast-resistant windows, perimeter security and landscaping enhancing the streetscape. Interior rehabilitation included returning the primary historic courtroom to original character, new judges chamber, state-of-the-art video conference hearing room, redesign/build-out of cashier/intake area of the Bankruptcy Court, security station in main lobby, and modernized workplace areas. Two new clerestories in the light court bring in natural daylight as a sustainable amenity.